TO BOOK ‘WHEN BIRDS SING’ or ‘MILTON KEYNES TO MISSISSIPPI ‘ email email@example.com OR PHONE/Text 07941 932543 Saffron for more details.
WHEN BIRDS SING IS A DIGITAL/AUDIO PRESENTATION WITH SAFFRON’S OWN RECORDINGS AND VIDEOS. ACCESSIBLE TO ALL WHETHER A BIRDER OR JUST INTERESTED IN BIRDSONGS.
RECENT BOOKINGS INCLUDE U3A.WI. GARDEN SOCIETIES,WILDLIFE GROUPS .WHY DOES A TINY BIRD LIKE OUR WREN SING SO LOUDLY AND 80 NOTES A MINUTE ? WHAT ARE THEY SAYING? WHY DO WE LOVE THE DAWN CHORUS ? HOW DOES A BIRD SING …COMPOSERS AND POETS INFLUENCED BY BIRD SONG.BIRDSONG FOR WELL BEING. TALK INCLUDES RECENT SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH,TALK CAN BE ADAPTED,USUALLY LAST 55 MINUTES BUT HAPPY TO EXTEND IF REQUIRED.
Milton Keynes to Mississippi : A lively ,engaging and entertaining Talk from a guitarist and singer whose career spans fifty years and still going strong. Saffron taught herself to play from a ‘Tune a Day’ book by Bert Weedon at the tender age of 12 in a tiny village in North Bucks – now a part of Milton Keynes City.
In this Talk , Saffron plays Classical,Folk,South American Cuatro and Mississippi Blues guitar styles, presents a brief history of the guitar, shares anecdotes and stories from a career in music which includes performing live on Bob Harris’s BBC Radio show , writing music for two Chanel 4 films, playing with Long John Baldry in USA , gigs at the Royal Albert Hall and The Marquee Club and playing blues guitar in a Mississippi cotton field.
When Birds Sing reviews/ I just wanted to say thank you so much for your lovely talk about birdsong, it was absolutely fascinating. I also loved your guitar music that was gently included into it. Your relaxed style of talking made it all the more enjoyable, thanks again”Chrissie – Diss U3A.
On behalf of Harleston & District u3a I should like to thank you for your excellent talk today on Why Birds Sing. Alan Jeffery chair.
Beaconsfield W I just wanted to thank you again for the wonderful talk you gave on Monday. Lots of interesting facts about birds and their songs. I especially loved your piece of music with the robin joining in. It was very calming.
Elmswell Garden Club.Thank you so much for joining us on Tuesday evening. Your talk was illuminating, giving us a different view of the birds that visit our gardens. ..and I particularly enjoyed the music you create.
iAbbots Langley Garden Club. Excellent talk this evening – thank you. We had a mix of gardening society members, local history and local national trust.
Milton Keynes to Mississippi reviews. Kempston Probus group “ We all loved your Musical Talk Saffron, thank you so much”.
Upper Nene Villages U3A:thank you for such an interesting and entertaining presentation.
I enjoyed the whole performance as did everyone I spoke to. Chatteris U3A.